Setup | Tuners

If you are unfamiliar with making these adjustments, we recommend that the guitar be taken to a qualified repair center.

14:1 Low Mass Locking Tuners (Phase II PRS/Schaller)

Line the up the hole in the tuning peg so that it is pointing at the nut slot.

1. Line up the hole in the tuning peg so that it is pointing at the nut slot.

Put the string through the hole and keep as little slack as possible.

2. Put the string through the hole and keep as little slack as possible.

Turn the cap screw so that it is finger tight.

3. Turn the cap screw so that it is finger tight.

Using a coin, turn the cap screw a quarter to half a turn to ensure that the string is locked. Do not over tighten. Keep just enough tension to hold the string in place. If you over tighten, you may damage the string.

4. You may use a coin to further tighten the cap screw if needed, but no more than 1/8th turn. Do not over tighten.

Bend the string backwards towards the outside of the headstock to help lock in place.

5. Bend the string backwards towards the outside of the headstock to help lock in place.

Bring the string to pitch and cut off the excess string.

6. Bring the string to pitch and cut off the excess string.




PRS Vintage Tuners

Line the up the hole in the tuning peg so that it is pointing at the nut slot.

1. Line the up the hole in the tuning peg so that it is pointing at the nut slot.

Put the string through the hole and keep as little slack as possible.

2. Put the string through the hole with a bit of slack in the string.

Bring the end of the string towards the truss rod cover and back under the taught string.

3. Bring the end of the string towards the truss rod cover and back under the taught string.

While continuing to pull tight, bend the string back over itself so that the string locks in place when tightened.

4. While continuing to pull tight, bend the string back over itself so that the string locks in place when tightened.

Turn tuning peg while making sure that the string wraps under itself as shown.

5. Turn tuning peg while making sure that the string wraps under itself as shown.

Bring the string to pitch.

6. Bring the string to pitch.

Cut off excess string.

7. Cut off excess string.




PRS Winged Locking Tuners

With the guitar lying on its back and the headstock pointing towards yourself:

1. With the guitar lying on its back and the headstock pointing towards you. Turn the tuning button so that the notched part of the shaft is facing the inside of the headstock, then rotate the wing collar so the slot is lined up with the notched part of the shaft on the inside of the headstock.

Pull the string taught through the slot with one hand.

2. Pull the string taught through the slot with one hand.

Turn the tuning button with the other hand until the collar grabs the string.

3. Turn the tuning button with the other hand until the collar grabs the string.

Push on the flat side of the wing collar towards the inside of the headstock to lock the string.

4. Push on the flat side of the wing collar towards the inside of the headstock to lock the string.

Bend the excess string back towards the inside of the headstock.

5. Bend the excess string back towards the inside of the headstock.

While stretching the strings in with one hand, continue to push on the flat side of the collar with the other hand to secure the lock.

6. While stretching the strings in with one hand, continue to push on the flat side of the collar with the other hand to secure the lock.

Bring the string to pitch and cut off the excess string.

7. Bring the string to pitch and cut off the excess string.